What classes do I take at Montgomery College to prepare for a Business Major?
Requirements for Business Majors are fairly standard regardless of your transfer destination. Follow the MC Associate of Arts in Business degree. The basic classes are ACCT 221 & 222 Principles of Accounting I & II, BSAD 101 Intro. to Business, and ECON 201 & 202 Principles of Business I & II. Most schools require two math courses, MATH 150 Elementary Applied Calculus and a Statistics from either BSAD 210 Statistics for Business Administration or MATH 117 Elements of Statistics. Some schools may accept MATH 110 Survey of College Math in place of MATH 150 (UMUC and U. of Baltimore are two schools in this area). Check with each school to be sure that you are selecting the right classes. MGMT 201 Business Law is also a course that may not be required by your transfer school - for example, at the Smith School of Business UMCP, it is not required, but it is required for Towson.
UMCP - Smith Business School Transfer Advising Page January 2015 Update PDF Version
This list of MC courses is for students who intend to transfer to the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business, either Main Campus or Shady Grove. It is also helpful if you're undecided about a transfer school.
Montgomery College, Rockville Campus. The Macklin Business Institute offers an honors and mentoring program to freshmen and sophomore-year business students. The college-wide program includes participation in business honors courses, a seminar each week, and mentoring by both a faculty member and a corporate executive. A business internship and scholarship support will also be available to students accepted into the Institute.
- If you're applying to a competitive business program, make sure you have options to your Plan A. See this list of alternate majors and alternate business schools - there are many possibilities.
- Over 30 different area college and universities in the area offer business and business-related majors.
Go to this site to see Montgomery College transfer agreements (also called "articulation agreements") which assure the smooth transfer of Business AA degrees MC to four-year institutions.
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Some four-year institutions offer a degree in Accounting; others have students major in Business with a Concentration or Track in Accounting. The MC Advising by Major – Business page has a list of schools within a 50-mile driving radius of Rockville.
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